The students of the West Oso school complex fell victim to a hacker who displayed inappropriate images during their virtual lesson.
Conrado Garcia, director of the West Oso school complex, told KRIS 6 News that the incident happened in one of the school complex's virtual classes.
"It simply came to our notice then happened", he said. "Our children should not be exposed to these things."
School officials do not know how the violation took place, but said that if someone is hiding behind the violation pupil or someone associated with the school group, will be very serious concequenses.
Conrado Garcia said the inappropriate photos appeared for only a few minutes and that the school group was investigating the incident.
"There are people out there who really want to do something bad," he said. "Even with all the firewalls enabled, they found a way to invade systems, but fortunately the invasion lasted only a few minutes. "
Garcia said the school has firewalls to prevent it situations such as these, but that similar incidents have probably occurred and will continue to occur in other school groups.
Police Chief Kirby Warnke spoke about the consequences a hacker can face if he "disrupts" a virtual lesson.
"If they hack the system, they may face charges of violating its security computer", he said. "If they invade a virtual classroom and use profanity, they could face charges of misconduct. behavior or something similar. If they show pornographic material in the virtual lesson, then we are talking about a very serious crime. "